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were murdered by people using guns. among them, some of the victims of the tucson, arizona massacre that has its second anniversary today. in all six people died and 12 more were wounded at a tucson parking lot that day when a man later judged incompetent to stand trial fired on then congresswoman gabby giffords. according to the brady campaign to prevent gun violence, there have been more than 670 mass shootings in -- more than 70 mass shootings and today, less than a month after the most recent tragedy, the newtown connecticut, school shootings that claimed another 28 lives gabby gifford and her husband former astronaut mark kelly told abc news, they're ready to act. >> gabby and i are both gun owners. we are strong supporters of the second amendment. but we've got to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> john: giffords and kelly have launched a new initiative that will encourage elected officials to stand up for solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership by communicating directly with the constituents that elect them. now
on a campaign event outside a tucson grocery store killing six, injuring a dozen including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. since then there have been 11 mass shootings and a call for change from the white house. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: bells rang out this morning in tucson, arizona, marking the moment when a gunman opened fire two years ago today. six people were killed and 13 injured including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today, giffords and her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly, launched a new political action committee aimed at reducing gun violence. last week, giffords met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg a gun control advocate. the group he founded, called demand a plan, is airing ads with the mother of the youngest victim in the tucson shooting. >> we have to demand a plan. >> reporter: there have been 11 mass shootings in the u.s. since the one in tucson including the massacre in newtown, connecticut. the shooting at sandy hook elementary school sparked an obama administration push to prevent gun vi
loughner had to do that in tucson, arizona, fewer people would have been shot and killed there. >> right, and i think there is a provision if there is somebody in your home who has mental illness, you would have to have the gun locked up. look, there are a number of provisions that governor cuomo and the legislature put in place, that is a model. the nra wouldn't like that, they have a different motto, the stand your ground laws. i think there are a lot of th g things -- i want to say two things, on this fake argument over the assault weapons ban, what is an assault weapon? i mean, i talked to somebody who is a special forces officer who is deploying to afghanistan. this is a guy in iraq, afghanistan, like knows a thing or two about this. and he said no, that is the kind of gun, a civilian version of the kind of gun we carry in war. you had general stanley mcchrystal, i think i'll take their words over rush limbaugh and crazy people on line who don't actually know what they're talking about. >> now, joy reid to this very sick thing we saw in the nra's ad as we saw when we opened this th
. and good afternoon. it's tuesday, january the 8th, and we are two years removed from the tragedy in tucson. two years and 11 more mass shootings in america. >> breaking news from gabrielle giffords. two years ago today she was shot. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. >> the second amendment culture shob totally captured by extremists. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> how was newtown? >> tough. >> you know, that was the worst day of my presidency. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. >> i do not support their gun control agenda for two reasons. number one, it's unconstitutional. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun. >> a lot of people, joshua, are worried that the federal government is going to come after our guns? >> 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms. >> i personally don't think there's any need for that kind of weaponry. >> enough is enough. >> enough is enough. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >>> enough. one word from former congresswoman ga
] >> right now on andrea mitchell reports tucson marking the second anniversary of the shooting rampage, as former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords and her husband mark kelly call to action against violence. michael bloomberg's anti-gun group is offering a new appeal from the mother of the youngest tucson victim. >> i have one question for our political leaders. where will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> haggling over hagel. the president's nominee has his work cut out for him, even among some democratic senators. >> i want to get an explanation about his position in regards to iran. he has been very reluctant to support tough sanctions. >> demonstrators protest against john brennan's role in shaping controversial interrogation techniques after 9/11. matsch husband masterpiece. >> dearest mary. now you tell me all of your wedding plans, and i'll see what i can do to improve them. >> the opening night. a huge success for pbs. nearly eight million fans watched the downtown abby third season premier. we have an exclusive look behind the scenes at the making of the
? >> thank you, leigh glaser. today is the 2nd anniversary of the tucson shooting rampage that left six people dead and critically injured former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords. we are joined live from washington, dc, with what gabrielle giffords is saying in a new exclusive interview with abc news. >> good morning, eric. gabrielle giffords is on a mission on the second anniversary of the tucson shooting, she and her husband are launching a campaign to curb gun violence. >> survivors of the mass shooting in tucson, arizona joined hundreds praying for new laws for change. congresswoman gabrielle giffords was among those badly injured at the safeway shooting and she traveled to connecticut where she and her husband, astronaut mark kelly, met with families of the victims. >> the first couple we spoke, took out a cell phone showing us a picture of his daughter and i just about lost it. >> gabrielle giffords is launching a national dialogue to end gun violence told abc in an interview airing tonight on "world news" the country must take action. >> when it can happen to children in
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records. no questions asked, all of these guns are just taken off the streets. yesterday in tucson, arizona, on the second anniversary of the anniversary of the mass shooting there that nearly killed gabby giffords and did kill six other people, the city organized a gun buyback. hundreds of people lined up in tucson. people lined up with their guns to take part in this program. using private funds from private donors, the buyback yesterday let people in tucson turn in their unwanted guns. in return, they would get a $50 gift card for groceries. so they got money for groceries. law enforcement got those guns off of people's hands. they plan to safely destroy them, taking them out of commission, taking them out of circulation. this event, again, was organized by a republican member of the local city council. now, no matter how contested the overall issue of guns and gun policy is in this country, this is the definition of low-hanging fruit, right? totally voluntary thing. i mean who could be opposed to this? the nra is opposed to this. the nra is wildly opposed to this. in tucson top
of christina green, the young victim in tucson, we don't want to take your guns away. why is the nra adamant about there being no new laws? >> the nra primarily wants to sell guns. they represent gun manufacturers as well as citizens and that was not in wayne lapierre's statement. they like this conflict and want to create the fear that the government is going to come after guns because it sells more guns and it has across the country. the other thing is, they are stri dentally aposed to any restriction, they keep reporting this slippery slope argument. if there were any validity, we would have confiscated every gun because we've been working this for many years and the brady bill would have been a first step. that's a silly argument. people like mitch mcconnell are stoking it. in my state he put out an e-mail that was titled, they are coming to get your guns. that's how brazen some are them are. >> let me ask you about the specifics because we were talking about wayne lapierre's statement which he released yesterday. one of the things he said, no on universal background checks. i'm wonderin
durante un tiroteo en tucson en hospital , presenta los detalles para marcar el segundo aniversario de era tragedia . >>> con el sonido de està camapana de la estacioin central , se recordo a cada una de las víctimas en està ciudad . >>> fueron 19 personas de està comunidad y afecto a toda la ciudad , las campanas , brindaron honor a cada uno de ellos fueron policías bomberos ,y paramedicos que en està campana , ven respeto y honor , nunca se olvida siempre lo lleva con uno por que fue algo muy feo que vimos y nunca se olvida algo así , adornar està piedra , el ataque a manos es en contra de la progresista , del gran terror surgio una unidad en la comunidad de tucson . >>> un apoyo continuo de una comunidad llena de compásion hacia las víctimas en especial donde hoy presento un comite para endurecer las leyes políticos de todos los niveles escuchan sus propuestas . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> (♪ ♪) . >>> se requiere una conversacion local y naciónal la mamá de cristina aparece en este comecial de television exige un plan , [habla en inglés] . >>> pide a los políticos que teng
green who was killed in the tucson shooting two years ago. she appears in an ad that appeared in seven cities today including washington, d.c. and tucson. this ad is paid for by the mayors against illegal guns action fund. but the thing i find striking about it is that it is not just an issue ad to try to get people riled up or even to get people thinking about this as an issue area, as a subject, this is a campaign ad. >> 20 heartbroken families lost a child in the sandy hook school shooting. i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. we have to demand a plan. go to demandaplan.org and add your name. >> mayors against illegal guns action fund is responsible for the content in this advertising, which have to demand a plan, concrete action. that message today from the mother of the youngest victim of the tucson mass shooting, which was two years ago today. this is kind of an am
to one of the heroes to one of the days in tucson. >> can gun control activists take on powerful nra? tweet or facebook your comments. >>> tucson preparing to mark the second anniversary of the mass shooting. there are several new developments to talk about in the fight today to curb gun violence. first off, gifford and her husband mark kelly announcing the start of a new args aimed at getting washington to move on gun control. they say they want to promote a national dialogue and raise funds to fight the gun lobby. this comes after the couple visited newtown, connecticut, saying that massacre prompted them to take action. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> i have a gun, gabby and i are both gun owners, we are strong supporters of the second amendment. but we've got to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> you'll recall that 9-year-old christina taylor green lost her life in tucson. her mom is featured in a new ad by mayors against illegal guns. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting
school massacre, today, tucson, arizona, is marking the second anniversary of a gunman's attack. we'll have more from there, coming up in just a moment. >>> also today, court hearing resumes in the shootings at an aurora, california, movie theater. during day one yesterday, james holmes appeared with a beard. the shock of red hair gone. veteran cops testifying breaking down in tears, recalling the horror inside the theater. and we learned holmes bought his ticket 12 days before the shooting. >>> and the shooting sprees in aurora and newtown are very much on the minds of people in tucson today. >> so many lives were changed forever by a gunman's assault. here's abc's tahman bradley. >> reporter: survivors of the mass shooting in tucson, arizona, have not abandoned their push for change. they joined hundreds at an interfaith service, praying for new laws. former congresswoman gabby giffords, who was among those badly injured at the shooting two years ago, traveled to newtown, connecticut, last friday, where she and her husband, mark kelly, met with the families of victims of last mont
of terror in aurora and okay land and tucson, all across the country. -- oakland and tucson, all across the country. we see the loss of life every day from gun violence all across this nation. after the unthinkable tragedy in newtown, president obama spoke to the country and he asked us are we doing enough to protect our children? the answer he admitted is no. that must change. that is why we are here today. today's hearing we will hear from people who deal with the effects of gun violence every day. the wide range of experience will facilitate a discussion on common sense and constructive steps we must take to ensure these tragedies will never happen again. i've a letter from the teachers of newtown which i will enter into the record. i will share with you one sentence it reed, in our schools we ensure the schools have the right balance to ensure they are safe. we have to make sure schools do not become fortresses. we have to find and maintain this balance between safety and learning. as we move forward during this difficult time collaboration, communes case and experience of all of me
gabrielle giffords and 18 other people in a parking lot in tucson. coming up, how survivors are pushing congress to take action now to stop these mass shootings in america. and later in the rewrite, who should be the appointed senator from massachusetts when john kerry goes to the state department? and why, why has no one mentioned me for that job? at 1:45, the aflac duck was brought in with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. blast of cold feels nice. why don't you use bengay zero degrees? it's the one you store in the freezer. same medicated pain reliever used by physical therapists. that's chilly. [ male announcer ] new
in tucson. coming up, how survivors are pushing congress to take action now to stop these mass shootings in america. and later in the rewrite, who should be the appointed senator from massachusetts when john kerry goes to the state department? and why, why has no one mentioned me for that job? when he wakes up dry in pampers. unlike other diapers, pampers has 3 absorbent layers, for up to 12 hours of protection overnight, and more beautiful mornings. ♪ pampers. peaceful nights. playful days. >>> 20 heartbroken families, i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for the political leaders, when will you find courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? for every mother, we can't wait, we have to demand a plan. go to plan.org and demand a plan. >> that television ad aired for the first time today in tucson, arizona, at 10:10 a.m. to mark to the minute the second anniversary of the gun massacre that left six people dead, 12 wounded, including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gabrielle giffords, al
for the families in newtown, tucson, for those of you listening or watching this hearing in newtown, i want you to know that minnesotans have you in our thoughts and prayers, and we share in your grief. we shared it when we lost lives at a sign factory. maya is here. she lost her father. we share it every time we bury one of our sons or daughters. i know that a group of students from redlake reservation in minnesota, students who lost their classmates to gun violence, made the 1500-mile trip to newtown just a few days before christmas just to let them know that they are not alone. we are all in this together. over the past month or so, i have been talking to my constituents about how to make our communities safer. i traveled safely with hunters and school officials, with law enforcement officers, with mental health experts. i have convened roundtable discussions and i have had many, many conversations. i have learned is that there is a balance to be struck here. we can honor the second man and -- the second amendment and we can honor the menace of a -- the minnesota culture of responsible gun o
years ago or after the tucson shooting or after aurora. why only now? one statement directs the cdc to continue studies on gun violence. congress has never prohibited cdc from researching gun violence rather, congress prevented federal research to "advocate or promote gun control" which some government researchers have been doing under the guise of taxpayer supported science. had congress prohibited by -- gun violence research, the president could not legally directed cdc to conduct research. i was taken aback when the president cited the declaration of independence and constitution as sources of government power to restrict gun order shipwrights pri the constitution, in fact, create a limited federal government. it separates powers among branches of the federal government and preserve state power and federal power pretty framers believe the structures would adequately control the government so as to protect individual liberties but the american people disagree. they fear the constitution gave the federal money government told so much power, it could be tyrannical and violate indivi
at a town meeting in tucson, arizona. i am sorry it has taken two years to convene this hearing, but it took newtown, conn. to bring as to our senses and open this conversation. i hope you will extend to her our best wishes, love and support for what she is doing today and what she has meant to all of us for this long period of time. i also want to say a word about an incident. there was a young lady from chicago, illinois, 15 years old. she attended the university prep school in chicago, an honor student, and she marched in the inaugural parade last week. i can point to one gun store, one store in illinois that account for more than 20% of the crimes in chicago. straw purchasers buy the gun there and they end up in the hands of criminals in the city of chicago. we have to put an end to this i'm going to ask a question to the panelists. mr. lapierre, i ran into some of your members in illinois and they tell me, you cannot get the second amendment. it is not just about hunting. it is not just about sports. it is not just about shooting targets. it is not just about defending ourselves from cr
of the deadly 2010 mass shooting in tucson, arizona gather forward a somber ceremony. >>> bells tolled 19 times, six people were killed and 13 otherses wounded. 24-year-old jared laufner pleaded guilty. he was sent he yensed to life in prison without parole in november, last year. giffords and her husband are gun owners but launched an action committee today that will fight the gun lobby. >> that can happen to children in a classroom it's time to say... >> enough. >> giffords and her husband sat down with diane sawyer to reveal news about the new project. the couple americans for responsibility solutions initiative would help raise money to support gun control efforts. giffords tells sawer something must be done to reduce the problem in the united states. you can see it right after this newscast here on abc 7. >> some school employees in oakland have been forced out of headquarters because of a flood discover ntd second avenue building this morning. someone left a facet on in a closet. the district says it was an accident. about three gallons of water per minute poured out overnight. it damaged
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a tucson political event where six people were killed, 12 others were wounded. one of the people wounded was ron barber, gifford's aide. he was elected to fill her seat on capitol hill and is kind enough to join us by telephone now. thanks so much for being with us today. i really appreciate this. could you lay out more for me about this new initiative? >> good morning. i'm sorry. i wasn't able to hear you well. could you say that again? >> sure, congressman barber, give me a few more fuller details about gabby giffords and her husband's news initiative they are laying out today? >> from what i understand, their goal is to engage the country in a reasonable and rational conversation about gun violence and how it might be prevented in the future. and also to do what they can do raise public awareness about the issue. so i welcome what they're doing. i think it's important that we have more and more people involved. i've seen a groundswell of interest in this issue, particularly since the shootings in connecticut. it affected all of us deeply certainly affected me as a grandparent, and see
reminder about the gun tragedy that happened in tucson on this day two years ago. a gunman opening fire on a crowd at a tucson shopping center at a congress on your corner event. six people were killed including a 9-year-old girl. 13 others were injured. one of the victims was the host of the event, congresswoman gabby giffords. she was shot in the head at close range and rushed to the hospital. miraculously she survived. her incredible comeback story has been an inspiration to many across america. since that terrible day despite national outrage and calls for gun control reform, nothing has happened. there were many other shootings including the outrageous murders in the city of chicago. but it took another mass shooting tragedy, a rampage in newtown, connecticut, that killed 20 children for a real movement for change to begin to take hold. this time there's momentum behind the outrage. the big news today, vice president biden who is in charge of a task force on gun control will be meeting with the national rifle association on thursday. this is big. there have been 11 mass shootings s
the second week of march booktv will be live from the tucson festival of books in arizona. among several lawyers featured activity begin, and kristin iverson. also in march the virginia festival of the book begins on wednesday the 20th through sunday, march 24th. this annual event features several authors including douglas brinkley, and congressman john lewis. please let us know about book fairs and festivals in your air and we will add them to our list. post on her wall at facebook.com/booktv or e-mail us at booktv@c-span.org. >> for the next three hours booktv brings your a few panels and other presentations from the 2013 key west literary seminar in florida. first we hear from paul hendrickson, author of hemingway's -- "hemingway's boat". >> good morning, good morning, thank you. i moved up my flight, then go to the airport after, literally right after i spend ten minutes here reading and i am going to read something quite short on the theory that less is more which i try to tell my writing students. speaking of them, one of the reasons, hurtling back to philadelphia, i have to hold o
strands can still form in high humidity. >>> less than two hours from now, bells will ring in tucson, arizona, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly gun attack that killed six people and wounded 13 others, including former congresswoman gabby gidi fords, today giffords and her husband mark kelly are launching a initiative to stop gun violence. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> i have a gun, we are both gun owners. we have strong supporters of the second amendment but we've got to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> today's tucson anniversary comes against the back drop of a raging gun debate fueled by the newton, connecticut, school tragedy. and graphic testimony yesterday expected to last a week at the preliminary hearing for the gunman charged in the aurora colorado movie theater shooting. i'm joined by roxanne that green, her daughter was the youngest of the six people killed by jared loughner. thanks for joining us, we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> i'm sure this is a tough day
's not the best new thing in the world. this is the best new thing. tomorrow tucson, arizona will look like this. these are pictures of the first ever parade in the united states to mark the end of the iraq war. to say welcome home and thank you to iraq war veterans. the war ended in december. this first parade was in st. louis. tomorrow the second big parade in the united states of america to mark the end of the war. this time it will the be leld in tucson, arizona. this isn't the military or government coming up with this idea. this is just citizens. this organizers say they were inspired by what st. louis did. we've had three debates so far. the candidates have spent five hours arguing about medicare and social security and jobs. they are argued over the rules of the debate and big bird. there's been no talk about how we are treating veterans. lots of americans have been thinking about this generation of veterans that come home and need a job. ordinary americans are holding their own parades. welcome home love florida and tucson and new england coastal ports smith new hampshire. the pentagon,
in the shooting that injured former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords in tucson, arizona in 2011. this is two hours. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you-all very much for joining us on this very solemn and important occasion for the american people. just one -- over one month ago our nation was shocked and horrified by the news of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. 20 children, six teachers and educators were taken from us at gun point. an act of senseless and incomprehensible violence struck at the heart of our families, of our schools, of our communities across the country. earlier this month shortly after newtown, all members of congress took an oath to protect and defend the constitution and the american people. to protect and defend, that is our first responsibility. today leaders of the house democratic caucus have come together to fulfill that duty to confront the challenge of gun violence in our society to enact, to ensure the safety and security of our communities. under the leadership of congressman thomson, mike thompson, our gun v
zimmerman who was a victim in tucson nearly two years ago. scott night from the police department here in minnesota to give a view for middle america in the rural areas, and then michael nutter who has been a leader on this issue for a very long time. your voice as and your contributions are playing a critical role in our effort to take these long overdue actions. we look forward to hearing your ideas and testimonies and answering the call to action on gun violence prevention. .. >> we must address issues of mental health and keep weapons out of the hands in danger of doing harm to themselves or others. these commonsense proposals among others represent steps we can take and must take right away to stop the violence. as the president said today, this time must be different. we agree that we cannot permit anyone times go by without action and we over to the family and the victims of newtown, connecticut, aurora, colorado, virginia tech, the list goes on and on and on everyday. we have shootings -- too many of them across america. i am very pleased during the meeting to the cochair of ou
have been issued years ago or after the tucson shooting or after aurora. why only now? one statement directs the cdc to continue studies on gun violence. congress has never prohibited cdc from researching gun violence rather, congress prevented federal research to "advocate or promote gun control" which some government researchers have been doing under the guise of taxpayer supported science. had congress prohibited by -- gun violence research, the president could not legally directed cdc to conduct research. i was taken aback when the president cited the declaration of independence and constitution as sources of government power to restrict gun order shipwrights pri the constitution, in fact, create a limited federal government. it separates powers among branches of the federal government and preserve state power and federal power pretty framers believe the structures would adequately control the government so as to protect individual liberties but the american people disagree. they fear the constitution gave the federal money government told so much power, it could be tyrannical an
extraordinary, nothing at all. now the former congresswoman who died nearly in that tucson shooting rampage two years ago today is out to change that. today she and her husband astronaut mark kelly launched americans for responsible solutions. an effort to raise money and laws for gun control. since tucson, there have been 11 more mass shootings. the couple spoke with abc's diane sawyer. >> we saw you in newtown. how was newtown? >> tough. >> it brought back a lot of memories about what that was like for us, two years ago today. and you hope this kind of thing doesn't happen again. you know what, i have a gun. gabby and i are both gun owners. we're strong supporters of the second amendment. but we have got to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> and they're not the only ones to use the mass shooting in tucson to mobilize the gun control movement. new york mayor michael bloomberg with his group mayors against illegal guns released an ad today. in this ad, it features the mother -- do y
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
in tucson. this past week, the congresswoman who was almost killed in that shooting, gabby gifford, she and her husband, astronaut mark kelly announced a major new effort to raise $20 million for a new pac to compete with the nra and to support a pro reform agenda. part of the political power there is not just that gabby giffords was nearly killed in that pass shooting in tucson, but also that she and her husband are both gunowners and out and proud supporters of the second amendment. but they're nevertheless saying there needs to be reform. in fact, are saying that respect for the second amendment and reform are not incompatible things. well, today in arizona, the person who became governor once janet napolitano went to washington to become homeland secretary, the governor after janet napolitano, jan brewer gave her state of the state address, regardless of the tucson anniversary, regardless of gabby giffords, regardless of arizona's own history with gun violence, jan brewer's own treatment of that issue today in her state of the state address was that she emphatically would not be inf
shown terror and victimized tens of thousands of americans and left one bleeding to death in a tucson parking lot congress has done something extraordinary, nothing at all. >> gabby and you are both gun owners. but we have to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say enough. >> reporter: the city of tucson is holding a gun buy-back today to mark the two-year point of shooting in tucson. the gun advocates say it's nothing more than buying back lawful guns. >> shep: they seem to be trying to put it on fast track? >> the administration says they wanted to come up with a plan by the end of the month.s why woo e president biden meeting back-to-back, but today the press secretary james carney and kind of put up a caution flag. listen. >> he is mindful of the need to act and also mindful of the need to have a process in place allows for consideration for a is variety of ideas. he has made the point this is not a problem that can be solved by gun legislation alone. it is not a problem that can be solved
. and for a few minutes today in tucson, arizona, the only noise to be heard was the sound of sadness. [ bell ringing ] >> a bell rang out, marking two years to the minute since the killings there. well, today, the best-known survivor, former congresswoman gabby giffords, took steps that she believes will prevent new bloodshed, or she hopes. she and her husband launching a political action committee, setting up a website they say designed to encourage lawmakers to stop gun violence, while protecting responsible gun ownership. they spoke tonight on abc "world news" about the pressing need to act. >> how did we get to the point where 85% of the children in the world that are killed with guns are killed in the united states? that is a sobering statistic. 85%. >> so that's what changed for you? >> yes. >> you told me before, when i said, are you angry, you said, no. it's life. do you still feel that way? >> no. >> do you get angry sometimes? >> yes, yes, yes. it's complicated. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> gabby giffords was obviously one of t
know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. >> two years after the tragedy in tucson, gabrielle giffords is taking the nra head-on. and a powerful new ad calls for courage in congress. >> whose child has to die next? >> senator barbara boxer is here on the progress. >>> sheriff joe arpaio has a posse patrolling around arizona schools. tonight we'll try to find the truth about arming public school teachers. >>> congressman steve palazzo wanted aid when his district was ravaged by hurricane katrina, yet voted down sandy aid. he took a hypocritical tour of sandy damage today. >>> congress has hit a new low. >> say ah! >> ah. >> say ah! >> ah. >> even root canals are more popular. bob shrum and howard fineman are here to assess the damages. on the heels of the horrific massacre in newtown, connecticut, something needs to change. here is one reason why. two years ago today, a gunman opened fire in tucson, arizona, in a parking lot. he shot 19 people, including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. with a gun carries 33 rounds and a magazine of ammunition.
since the massacre in tucson that left six dead and injured u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords. the vice president is spearheading a gun control task force in response, and outside organizations are organized to make sure this time gun laws are strengthened. gun control advocates are up against a vehement and sometimes incoherent opposition. one example, alex jones, who has called for piers morgan to be deported because of his positions. last night morgan asked jones why. take a look at the face on the pro-guns side. >> we did it to point out this is globalism, and the mega banks that control the planet and brag they have taken over in bloomberg, ap, reuters, you name it, brag that they're going to get our guns as well. they have taken everybody's guns but the swiss and the american people, and when they get our guns, they can have their world tyranny while the government buys 1.6 billion bullets, armored vehicles, tanks, predator drones armed in u.s. skies being used to arrest people in north dakota. the second amendment isn't there for duck hunting. it's there to protect us f
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